For as long as I can remember, the MOGRV (previously known as the MRORV) was a "junk train". It had relatively low priority and was usually comprised of a mishmash of boxcars, gondolas a... (more)
Following the Truckee River westbound from Reno, a Union Pacific Mixed Manifest is just outside of the Town of Truckee. Ahead waits the real climb to the Summit at Norden.
Amtrak Train No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr rolls through east Truckee to a station stop in Truckee. Ahead awaits the climb up to Norden and Donner Pass.
Amtrak Train No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr late leaving Truckee has a clear signal to Reno Nevada.
With engine 5271 bringing up the rear, westbound intermodal train UP ZNPOA passes through snow covered Truckee, California on the Roseville Subdivision.
Late on a beautiful afternoon in the Sierra Nevada, SP 192 West departs Truckee, CA.
UP 3075 leads an eastbound through Truckee in September 1998.
Eastward Train #6 leaving Cold Stream Canyon and approaching Truckee.
Westbound BNSF No. 4685 leaves Truckee and begins the climb to Norden and the summit of Donner Pass.
A mixed manifest rolls eastbound down thru Truckee and Glenshire after coming down from Donner Pass in the high mountains in the background.
Eastbound into the rising, a clean Union Pacific SD70AH-T4C and 5 other units lead stacks down into the great little town of Truckee.
Fifty years ago, May of 1968, SP ALCO Hydraulic #9151 led a Pacific Locomotive Association "Truckee Limited" from Oakland to Truckee and back. Held outside of Sacramento on the return tr... (more)
approaching Amtraks Truckee Station
Westbound Train #5 climbing thru Cold Stream Canyon with what was known at the time as the "San Francisco Zephyr".